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Webster 1913 Edition


Darter

Dart′er

,
Noun.
1.
One who darts, or who throw darts; that which darts.
2.
(Zool.)
The snakebird, a water bird of the genus
Plotus
; – so called because it darts out its long, snakelike neck at its prey. See
Snakebird
.
3.
(Zool.)
A small fresh-water etheostomoid fish. The group includes numerous genera and species, all of them American. See
Etheostomoid
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Darter

D'ARTER

,
Noun.
One who throws a dart.

Definition 2022


darter

darter

English

Noun

An Australian darter in the family Anhingidae.

darter (plural darters)

  1. A waterbird with a long neck in the family Anhingidae.
  2. Any of various darting freshwater fish of the family Percidae, that are usually small and brightly coloured and are native to North America.

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